This article lists the default controls used for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on the PC, Xbox, and PS2.

When playing on the Xbox 360, White is LB and Black is RB.

On PC, the player can change the controls by clicking on Redefine Controls in the control-menu option and choose their own way to play.

Default Controls

Control PC Xbox PS2 Notes

At All Times

Camera Modes Home/V White Select
Pause Menu ESC Start/Back Start
Enter/Exit ENTER/F Y Triangle
Move W/A/S/D/ARROWS Left Stick PS3 LStick.png/D-Pad
Push stick only a little to sneak
Target DEL/RMB Right Trigger L2

On Foot

Look/Turn MOUSE Right Stick Right Stick
Jump LCTRL/SPACE X Square
(tap)
Crouch C Left Stick

(click)

Left Stick
(click)
Sprint LSHIFT A
(hold)
Fire/Attack NUM 0/LCTRL/LMB Right Trigger Circle
Next Weapon NUM ENTER/MOUSE WHEEL DOWN D-Pad Right R2
Previous Weapon NUM (.) PERIOD/MOUSE WHEEL UP D-Pad Left L2
Centers Camera L1 Use to Buy Places (PS2 Only)
Switch Targets L2/R2
Answer Cell Phone Tab Left Trigger R1 Use to Buy Places(PC & Xbox Only)
Look Behind NUM 1/CAPS LOCK/MMB Right Stick
(click)
Rihgt Stick
(click)

In Vehicle

Accelerate W/Up Right Trigger R1
Handbrake RCTRL/SPACE/RMB B Cross
Brake/Revers S/DOWN Left Trigger Square
Look Left NUM 1/Q Right Stick R2
Look Right NUM 2/E Right Stick L2
Look Behind NUM 1 + NUM 2/Q + E Right Stick
(click)
L2 + R2
Horn LSHIFT/RSHIFT Left Stick
(click)
Left Stick
(click)
Radio INSERT/R/MOUSE WHEEL UP Black R1
Fire NUM 0/ LCTRL/LMB Right Stick
(click)
Circle
Turret Left + Lock Left NUM 4 Right Stick Right Stick
(click)
Turret Right + Lock Right NUM 5 Right Stick Right Stick
(click)
Turret Up NUM 9 Right Stick Right Stick
(click)
Turret Down NUM 6 Right Stick Right Stick
(click)
Sub-Mission NUM (+) PLUS X Right Stick
(click)

Helicopter

Ascend W/Up Right Trigger Cross
Fire Missiles RCTRL/SPACE/RMB B R1
Descend S/DOWN Left Trigger Square
Rotate Left NUM 1/Q Right Stick L2
Rotate Right NUM 2/E Right Stick R2
Look Behind NUM 1 + NUM 2/Q + E Right Stick
(click)
L2 + R2
Radio INSERT/R/MOUSE WHEEL UP Black L1
Lean Up NUM 9 Right Stick Right Stick
Lean Down NUM 6 Right Stick Right Stick

First Person Shooting

Zoom In MOUSE WHEEL UP/PG UP/Z White Square
Zoom Out MOUSE WHEEL DOWN/PG DOWN/X Black Cross

Standard PC controls for GTA Vice City

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